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2 Days Tour From Ouarzazate To Merzouga Erg Chebbi desert via Todra Gorges
Highlights of the Ouarzazate Desert tour :
Explore the oases and palms
Stopping to take some cool pictures
Take a ride on the camels
Spend the night at the camp in the Erg Chebbi desert
Exploring Tafilalet region
Itinerary overview :
The 2-day Ouarzazate desert tour starts from the “Gate of the Desert” and heads towards the desert of the Erg Chebbi dunes near Merzouga where we will spend the night. On the way we will visit many places, villages and oases. After spending some time in the desert, we will return to Ouarzazate. We will visit the Kasbahs and the villages along the way.
DAY 1: OUARZAZATE – SKOURA OASIS – ROSES VALLEY – TODRA GORGES – MERZOUGA DESERT
After breakfast at the hotel or riad, departure from Ouarzazate to Merzouga, which will be our last stop of the day. After visiting the Skoura oasis, we will drive along the road of the thousand kasbahs. Then, in the capital of roses, Kalaat M’gouna, we will stay for a while. Visit of the Dades Valley and Tinghir. Near the town of Tinghir, we will visit the Toudra Gorges. We will take a walk through the narrow gorges. We will drive through Tinjdad towards Arfoud after lunch in the gorges. There, we will have a break for a look at the fossils and then we will continue to Merzouga.
In Merzouga, we leave the car and ride the camels towards the Erg Chebbi dunes. We will climb a high dune to enjoy the magnificent view before sunset. We will then make our way to the Erg Chebbi camp, where we will spend the first night of our Ouarzazate desert tour in a nomadic tent, surrounded by a band of musicians.
DAY 2: ERG CHEBBI – RISSANI – ALNIF – DRAA VALLEY – OUARZAZATE
We will return to the hotel in the village of Merzouga after enjoying the wonderful view of the sunrise in the early morning. We will head towards the palm plantations of Tafilalet in our 4×4 car. Before visiting Rissani, the holy land of the Moroccan royal family, we will drive to Alnif. There we will have a traditional lunch. Then we’ll visit many villages and Kasbahs. Among them are Tazarine, N’kob and Tansikht. Finally, through the Draa valley and some villages such as Agdez, we will head towards Ouarzazate. The tour will end in Ouarzazate.
- Pick up and drop off to your accommodation
- 2 days exclusive services in a 4×4 vehicle with AC
- 2 days services with an English speaking staff
- A camel ride in Merzouga dunes
- A camel for each person Sand-boarding Overnight stay in nomadic desert camp with dinner and breakfast
- Entrance/Activity Fees